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Durham, NC 27701

Writing Workshops & Retreats - France, Italy, North Carolina


Sometimes writers just need to get away. 



That's why we've created Writeaways - writing getaways - to help you find the time you need to write. We provide writing instruction, fabulous food and company in beautiful places, and an inspiring place for you to take a writing vacation with your muse, and maybe a good friend. 

For any writer who has been in a writers' workshop, where fellow writers critique your work with the idea that “we know how to fix it,” this is not that workshop. In Writeaways, you'll get the support you've always needed as a writer - and be able to share that support with others.

Great experience. Great adventure. I HIGHLY recommend this writing workshop.
— Jean, Chapel Hill, North Carolina


Writeaways work for any level of writer. Maybe you've been writing for years, and could use some extra inspiration and support. Perhaps you used to write in your younger days, and miss that part of yourself.  Or maybe you've always wanted to write, but never found the right time.

Now's the time.

Join us September 23-30 for our fifth Writeaway in France, October 2-9 for our second Writeaway in Italy or February 2-4, 2018 for our fifth Writeaway by the River.

If you're feeling particularly adventurous, combine our Writeaway in France with the Writeaway in Italy for The Grand Tour, two weeks of writing in Europe.

Discover more about our adventures at Blogaways.

To create  a custom-designed Writeaway for yourself and your friends, email us at

Find out what people are saying about our latest Writeaway in France in this video.



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